This course focuses on project and program management in an Information Technology (IT) context, including financial systems. Students explore industry-accepted project management processes, e.g., the Project Management Institute’s (PMI) Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) framework, and apply project management concepts.
- Planning and management of project communications
- Scope, time, cost, quality, risk, human resources, procurement, and project integration
- Factors that make IT projects unique and difficult to manage are explored, along with tools and techniques for managing them.
- This course challenges students to gain hands-on project management experience by performing complex project management tasks leading to the development of a project management strategy/plan.